Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom: Picks up another helper Wednesday

Backstrom had an assist in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.

The 29-year-old pivot is one of the more reliable playmakers in the league, and his four helpers in four games certainly bear that out. A fixture in Washington's top six and a key cog in its potent power play, he's a must-start every night.

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